## [Synoptic-L] Re: Another attempt at explanation

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• John, Both the example below, and my previous one were correct, even though they are differant examples. My goal was for you to understand the experimental
Message 1 of 36 , May 1, 2002
John,

Both the example below, and my previous one were correct, even though
they are differant examples.

My goal was for you to understand the experimental design. Is this
your goal as well? Or are you just playing at not understanding in
order to get an explination that satisfies your specific set of
criteria?

Do you now understand the design?
If you do understand the intent, but object to the wording, why not
express it in your own words? That would be contructive. It seems to
be clear to most here, but I'd be open to suggestions for clearer
terms.

Dave Gentile
Riverside, Illinois

--- In synoptic-l@y..., John Lupia <jlupia2@y...> wrote:
> Jeffrey Glen Jackson wrote:
> > Take the following to sentences:
> > (a) The fox jumps over the dog.
> > (b) The dog jumps over the fox.
> >
> > The word "dog" appears in both sentences. This is a
> > generic
> > use of the word "dog". However there are two
> > specific
> > instances of the word dog here. Instance 1 occurs
> > in (b),
> > but not (a), and instance 2 occurs in (a), but not
> > (b). In
> > contrast the generic word "jumps" occurs in both,
> > and
> > there is only one instance of the word "jumps",
> > which
> > occurs in both.
> >
> > Does this help clear anything up.
>
> No. I find it rather curious that so many are running
> to my aide to solve *my* confusion, which is false,
> when the problem of confusion belongs to Mr. Gentile.
> The fact that no one grasps the logic problem is
> disturbing. The terms need to be clarified in his
> propositions. That is all I was attempting to point
> out all along. As they stand they lend themselves to
> various interpretations which has become evident just
> not correspond with Dave's own example of "the brown
> fox jumps". Compare your take on it to his.
>
> Best,
>
>
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• Correction. The following reads: 5 Words in B not used by A in any parallel B has with A. (* repetitive with #2).Words in B used not in a parallel narrative
Message 36 of 36 , May 2, 2002
Correction.

5 Words in B not used by A in any parallel B has with
A.
(* repetitive with #2).Words in B used not in a
parallel narrative with A, but in a parallel phrase
with A
6. Words used in a unique phrase (or clause) or verse
in B exclusively.
(11) Words used in a unique phrase (or clause) in B
exclusively.
(12) Words used in a unique verse in B exclusively.

But should be corrected as follows:
(10) Words that are different between A & B having the
same subject, but which are not parallel narratives.
(11) Words in B not used by A in any parallel B has
with A.
(* repetitive with #2).Words in B used not in a
parallel narrative with A, but in a parallel phrase
with A
6. Words used in a unique phrase (or clause) or verse
in B exclusively.
(12) Words used in a unique phrase (or clause) in B
exclusively.
(13) Words used in a unique verse in B exclusively.

Consequently, there are thirteen, not twelve
categories.

There are two classes of focus dictated by the design
of the essentially required categories.

Class 1 comprises a study of narrative parallels and
non-parallels that show either possible redaction or
author's style demonstrated in the following twelve
categories:
Categories 1, 2, (3), (4), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10),
(11), (12), (13).

Class 2 comprises a study of narrative parallels and
non-parallels that show overlap between Synoptic
Gospels sharing words and material to escalating
degrees of verisimilitude demonstrated in the
following five categories:
Categories 2, (5), (6), (7), (9).

Four categories: 2, (6), (7), (9) have dual functions
since they share words and material that overlap as
well as demonstrate either possible redaction or
author's style. Each should be assessed separately.

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